Comforting Care

Comforting Care Veterinary Services: Euthanasia in your pet’s home is something you hope you never need, but something you will be grateful for when the time comes. No longer will your pet have to endure pain and suffering at the end of life only to be brought to the clinical environment of an animal hospital as its last experience on earth. Instead your pet can die peacefully in familiar surroundings with their loving family by their side. Humane, comfortable, respectful, peaceful....


The Vet: Dr. Rocky Deutsch

Dr. DeutschDr. Deutsch is a Northern Virginia native, having graduated from O'Connell High School in Arlington. He received his Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Virginia Tech in 1980. Dr. Deutsch was a member of the second class to be admitted to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985. Dr. Deutsch's background in working with animals is diverse indeed, as he spent his college summers working on a cattle ranch in Texas, has worked on a dairy farm, and as a full time veterinary technician in several small animal hospitals in Northern Virginia prior to becoming a veterinarian. Dr. Deutsch has extensive experience in emergency and critical care medicine and surgery gained while working as the staff veterinarian at the Tidewater Emergency Clinic in Newport News, Virginia.

Dr. Deutsch took over as director of the Burke Veterinary Clinic in May of 1986. Dr. Deutsch became the owner of the Burke Veterinary Clinic in 1994, and his focus is on internal medicine and surgery. He is a member of the Northern Virginia, Virginia State, and American Veterinary Medical Associations, the American Animal Hospital Association, the District of Columbia Academy for Continuing Education, and the American Heartworm Society. Dr. Deutsch sold his practice in 2008, and has since dedicated his career toward end of life care for his patients and their owners.

Dept. of Agriculture Accreditation

Dr. Deutsch is accredited by the United States Department of Agriculture. This special designation of "accredited veterinarian" allows the doctor to provide services beyond those of general practice.

Mentor of the Year

Dr. Deutsch received the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association's "Mentor of the Year" award for 2008 by providing students at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine with the proper guidance and help that will allow them to become outstanding veterinarians in the future. By helping them, we enhance the care of our pets in the future.

Services and Fees

Comforting Care Veterinary Services will be available 7 days a week to provide your pet with proper end of life care including:

  • Anesthesia to help your pet be pain free and comfortable during the procedure.
  • Humane euthanasia in the tranquil setting of your home
  • Cremation of your pet’s remains if you desire**
  • Return of your pet’s ashes if you desire**
  • **extra fee applies

Fee Schedule

  • Trip charge: $75.00
  • Pre-euthanasia tranquilization: $50.00
  • Euthanasia Procedure: $150.00

Total euthanasia fees: $275.00


  • Private Cremation of Remains with ashes returned: $300.00
  • Group cremation without ashes returned: $125.00
  • Private Burial

For private burial at Noah’s Ark Pet Cemetery - call 703-573-8800 For transport and pick-up from Sunset crematorium by Sunset’s courier - call 703-971-4120

Memorial Gallery

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Chance Lumpen
Pearl Rhody Tala
Sunny Sunny Walter Scooby

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Contact CCVS

Dr. Rocky Deutsch
Phone: 703-401-1005

Serving Northern Virginia